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Restaurant Opera

#143 of 1,470 Restaurants in Zurich
#150 of 1,521 Places to Eat in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Seefeld
French, Swiss, International, European, Contemporary
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Falkenstrasse 6, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 258 98 98
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6:15 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Top Chef Pierre Meyer and his Restaurant Opera team look forward to...
Top Chef Pierre Meyer and his Restaurant Opera team look forward to delighting you in a unique ambience with seductively prepared fish specialities of the highest quality. Awards including the Golden Fish and entries in the Gault Millau guide reflect the significance we attach to impeccable quality and assured sustainability, which is why we use only fresh, predominantly regional, ingredients.
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  • 44
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Jewel in this vibrant city

We chanced on this perfect restaurant behind the opera house. We had food with compliment s from the kitchen and it was absolutely delicious. Also a nice surprise. Lovely waitresses attended to us with attention to detail, nothing forgotten.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Elaine T
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We chanced on this perfect restaurant behind the opera house. We had food with compliment s from the kitchen and it was absolutely delicious. Also a nice surprise. Lovely waitresses attended to us with attention to detail, nothing forgotten.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We went there since it is quite well rated. For a fish restaurant the menu offers very few fish dishes. The food was ok, but too oily. And very expensive for what you get. Wouldn't come again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

over all the meals were quite good, especially the water we asked for tap water but receive 2 small bottles which cost 13 CHK the most expensive water I have ever had. Service was good and staff were very friendly.

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I went here with my wife for our anniversary dinner. Since we have a child we don't have the chance anymore to go out that often, so if we go it has to be good. Restaurant Opera was just like last year absolutely fantastic. We choose the Gourmet menu, which is a nice amount of courses with a lot of... More 

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Atlanta
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Opera restaurant is located in the Ambassador Hotel a l'Opera right next to the Zurich Opera House. We were staying at the hotel and chose to have dinner at the Opera Restaurant our first evening there. My wife and I found our dinner to be a very pleasant experience. For reviews of restaurants in Europe for readers from the... More 

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Perdido Key, Florida
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great location in central Zurich, very professional wait staff, had the cod fish fried which was prepared well and had a wonderful taste. Not over cooked . Across form the opera hotel and opera house. Close to the lake. We ate lunch here but would like to go back for supper.

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Egg, Switzerland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Reviewing the place after many years of patronage, I am happy to comment. The range of dishes is limited, but the quality and preparation is good to excellent. The choice of wines and drinks is appropriate and the staff is competent and friendly. During our visit on 26 June 2015, the serving staff did a great job, despite the place... More 

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Avila Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We absolutely loved charming restaurant with fresh daily selection of great fish deliciously prepared to your liking. If you are a fish lover - its absolutely a must. They have other food choices but we did not try them because we ate different fish two times we visited while our five day stay in Zurich.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Excellent meal two nights in a row! Service is good; food is excellent! Highly recommend the lamb on hot stone and mousse with strawberries for desert.

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

In the Hotel Ambassador next to the Opera. Intriguing and original ceiling and wall murals dominate the decoration with scenes from a variety of well known operas. The flowers were beautifully extravagant. The staff is warm, friendly and impeccable. Service is attentive. The cuisine is delicious. They specialize in fish yet have meat choices as well. The fresh caught perch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Falkenstrasse 6, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Seefeld
  • Neighborhood: Seefeld
  • Phone Number: +41 44 258 98 98

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 86
  • Cuisine: French, Swiss, International, European, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

Top Chef Pierre Meyer and his Restaurant Opera team look forward to delighting you in a unique ambience with seductively prepared fish specialities of the highest quality. Awards including the Golden Fish and entries in the Gault Millau guide reflect the significance we attach to impeccable quality and assured sustainability, which is why we use only fresh, predominantly regional, ingredients.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm

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